Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jenny McNamara
Submission Date Feb. 11, 2011
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Portland State University
PAE-14: Sustainability in New Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Molly Bressers
Program & Outreach Coordinator
Campus Sustainability Office
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Does the institution cover sustainability topics in new employee orientation and/or in outreach and guidance materials distributed to new employees, including faculty and staff?:
Yes

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation:

Upon reading a NWF Campus Ecology report in 2008 that stated few universities incorporate sustainability into orientation, Dr. Leslie McBride convened a group to create the following video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1ps3ds2m_8

A day-long new employee orientation takes place twice each month. During orientation, new employees watch the sustainability orientation video and PowerPoint slides on sustainability and recycling. New employees also receive a brochure highlighting resources and the five best practices we are currently promoting (from the Climate Champions certification program).


The website URL for the information about sustainability in new employee orientation:

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